be off the ground

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be off the ground

To be well underway; to be at a point of stable or self-sufficient progress or development. Now that this project is finally off the ground, we can start to focus some of our attention on other areas of the business. Jack just wants to wait until the company is off the ground a bit before we begin any major media campaigns.
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If two of a horse's hooves are off the ground, the general was killed,'' the narrator informs.